Moinho dos Ilheus

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Moinho dos Ilheus by Mind Map: Moinho dos Ilheus

1. Food production

1.1. Oysters

1.1.1. Human consumption, high quantities, low to medium value

1.1.2. Seabream feed suplement

1.2. Fish

1.2.1. Seabream Human consumption, high quantities, low to medium value

1.2.2. Seahorse Human consumption, Asian markets, Low (european) public approval, high demand, high value Large-scale aquaculture to supply the traditional medicine market or as a livelihood venture has not yet been demonstrated to be commercially viable, although it is being actively researched (Koldewey & Martin-Smith, 2010, Aquaculture).

1.3. Macroalgae

1.3.1. Ulva species Fresh, human consumption, small quantities, low value Dry, human consumption medium quantities, medium value Fresh, lab extractions, medium quantities, high value Pharmaceutical Cosmetic Nutritional dry, animal feed ingredient, large quantities, low value Dry, soil fertilizer, large quantities, low value Seabream feed supplement

2. Turism

2.1. Daily visits

2.1.1. Tide mill

2.1.2. Eating oysters, fish and/or macroalgae Restaurant in loco

2.1.3. Fee fishing local fishermen Summer turists

2.1.4. Education Schools Family groups in summer

2.2. Stay-in visits

2.2.1. Eating oysters, fish and/or macroalgae Restaurant in loco

2.2.2. Fee fishing Summer turists

2.2.3. Seawater Thematic Pools Different species for different pools (groupers, seahorse, seabream and others)

2.2.4. Houses using cement tanks Each with a specific theme/animal Species (birds, fish, bivalves, etc)

3. Education and Science

3.1. Conservation and restocking

3.1.1. Seahorse: Conservation, restocking, high public approval, high value to environment Good research in Portugal at Algarve University

3.2. Circular economy

3.3. Integrated partnerships with regional players

3.3.1. ICNF, Tavira Municipality, Algarve turism, Algarve University, Public Institutes

3.4. Schools visits and school classes

3.5. Partnership with UALG to work with research students

3.6. Environmental assessment

3.6.1. Life cycle assessment

3.6.2. Ecological footprint

3.6.3. Nutrient balance Carbon, nitrogen and phosporus

4. Ecosystem services


4.1.1. Food

4.1.2. Water

4.1.3. Raw materials

4.1.4. Genetic resources

4.1.5. Medicinal resources

4.1.6. Ornamental resources


4.2.1. Air/water quality regulation (e.g. capturing (fine)dust, chemicals, etc)

4.2.2. Climate regulation (incl. C-sequestration, influence of vegetation on rainfall, etc.)

4.2.3. Moderation of extreme events (eg. storm protection and flood prevention)

4.2.4. Regulation of water flows (e.g. natural drainage, irrigation and drought prevention)

4.2.5. Waste treatment (especially water purification)

4.2.6. Erosion prevention

4.2.7. Maintenance of soil fertility

4.2.8. Pollination

4.2.9. Biological control (e.g. seed dispersal, pest and disease control)


4.3.1. Maintenance of life cycles of migratory species (incl. nursery service)

4.3.2. Maintenance of genetic diversity (especially in gene pool protection)


4.4.1. Aesthetic information

4.4.2. Opportunities for recreation & tourism

4.4.3. Inspiration for culture, art and design

4.4.4. Spiritual experience

4.4.5. Information for cognitive development